Editor’s Note: We will be featuring profiles from the 2012 CableFAX Most Powerful Women in Cable issue. Here are some words of wisdom from our NBCU’s Beth Roberts. Go here to read the issue in its entirety.

Beth Roberts
EVP/COO, Universal Cable Productions and
NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and Cable Studios
On juggling busy days: “When I first started, I was constantly on the phone—receiving or making calls, nonstop. I used to make it my practice to return every phone call by the end of the day to make sure I stayed on top of the workload. Now it seems that emails have replaced phone calls as the primary communication tool, and I make sure I return every email by the end of the day. Personally, I find it rude when people don’t respond within 24 hours.”

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